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Wed. Poll: Will the Midwest really reach the 60's this weekend?(19 posts)

Wed. Poll: Will the Midwest really reach the 60's this weekend?Kristin
Mar 12, 2003 6:51 AM
I've cancelled all my plans and am spit shining my bike, but fear I'm just falling for the same old trick again. They put up that big six-oh on the board and then keep pushing it back so that it's never nearer than 5 days away.
re: Wed. Poll: Will the Midwest really reach the 60's this weekend?TSuprano
Mar 12, 2003 6:59 AM
If Tom Schilling said so, it must be true. I am counting on it:)
re: Wed. Poll: Will the Midwest really reach the 60's this weekend?t-bill
Mar 12, 2003 10:48 AM
If Brant Miller doesn't say it.. it ain't so! Channel 5 rules!
we're supposed to see 70s next 5 days. ouch! nmJS Haiku Shop
Mar 12, 2003 7:00 AM
Oh yea? well we're gunna get more snow in Bahston...jaybird
Mar 12, 2003 7:15 AM
I guess that is why I have more miles running and swimming than cycling this year...
Wet and saltyfiltersweep
Mar 12, 2003 7:20 AM thanks... I'll wait for the first rain... or maybe dig out my mtn bike... it will be a real mess around here as the snow melts.
Barrington Hills here I come!!!!!!! (nm)PEDDLEFOOT
Mar 12, 2003 7:44 AM
Crit. time !!!!!!MR_GRUMPY
Mar 12, 2003 8:03 AM
Sunday kicks of the start of the season with a nice little 45 minute Crit up in Kenosha. Chance of rain on Sunday, but who cares. Maybe half the field will be out of shape and the other half will be chicken. (I hope)
Mar 12, 2003 8:13 AM
I grew up in LaCrosse. I remember racing some early races in kenohsa on some campus about 15 years ago. Those races were critical in making Cat. 3 as a junior.
Yes, the Parkside series.................nmMR_GRUMPY
Mar 12, 2003 8:18 AM
forecast holding steady up in the "great" midwestScot_Gore
Mar 12, 2003 8:11 AM
Mar 12 PM Snow 29°/19° 70%
Mar 13 Partly Cloudy 44°/29° 0%
Mar 14 Partly Cloudy 54°/50° 0%
Mar 15 Partly Cloudy 63°/52° 10%
Mar 16 Showers 63°/54° 40%

Hasn't changed for a couple of days. Saturday's looking like the day to be out up here. We've been pretty light for snow this year, we're probably tied with cities like Memphis and Washington DC. Two good melt days, like Thursday and Friday is forecast for above will do alot to make for a rideable Saturday. (hopefully the snow tonight won't amount to much)

I too am blocking the time and readying the bike.

I'll be thinking of you out in Chicagoland as I roll along (with a little luck).

Yes, yes, yesMel Erickson
Mar 12, 2003 8:32 AM
The SS will be done either today or tomorrow and I can't wait. Saturday is the day and it will be wonderful!
Do you race or just rideoui19
Mar 12, 2003 11:03 AM
Do those of you who are responding to this Midwest temp race for local teams (if so who) or just ride to ride?????
Ride. nmKristin
Mar 12, 2003 11:05 AM
Ride. nmoui19
Mar 12, 2003 11:15 AM
Where are good club rides in Chicago suburbs????
Which suburbs? nmKristin
Mar 12, 2003 11:22 AM
And what pace are you looking for? nmKristin
Mar 12, 2003 11:22 AM
Good resource for Chicago area rides:Alex-in-Evanston
Mar 12, 2003 11:45 AM

Go to the club area and you'll find a ride locator with length, speed, etc.

Do you race or just rideMR_GRUMPY
Mar 12, 2003 1:08 PM
I usually race 25-30 times a summer as a Master. I don't want to name my team because they will give me the Nelson laugh, if they read this.........Ha.......Ha.